legislative slowdown http://apr.org en Fast Passage Leads To Alabama Legislative Slowdown http://apr.org/post/fast-passage-leads-alabama-legislative-slowdown <P>A legislative session that began with a rapid pace five weeks ago has been slowed by hard feelings over the passage of private school tax credits.</P> <P>Democratic opponents of the tax credits are slowing down action in the House and Senate. House Minority Leader Craig Ford says the slowdown will resume when the Legislature meets Tuesday and will continue for the foreseeable future.</P> <P>Republican House Speaker Mike Hubbard says Ford is upset Republicans took bold steps to improve public education. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:07:03 +0000 The Associated Press 26518 at http://apr.org Fast Passage Leads To Alabama Legislative Slowdown